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  1. Sisters of Mercy begin in Ireland, segue to Diocese of Sioux CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, was born in Ireland, in 1778.

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  2. PopeNQM's Weird-Ass Old Montrose NoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Houston Press

    When everyone talks about Houston's "sound," the focus is almost exclusively on our contributions to the world of rap. I'm not knocking that or anything.

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  3. Walk for AIDS sets new record for nonprofit House of MercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Mercy, a nonprofit residence providing a home and nursing care for low-income persons living with AIDS. The Sisters of Mercy founded this AIDS ministry 24 years ago to address the growing AIDS epidemic and need for compassion and care. Walk ...

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  4. 'Abusive' nuns reluctant to meet victimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Yahoo!

    Nuns accused of abusing children at a notorious Queensland orphanage refused to meet the victims as adults because they feared not remembering what happened, a national inquiry has heard. Members of The Sisters of Mercy perpetrated a decades-long reign of terror, according to former residents of the Neerkol orphanage, near Rockhampton, involving cruel and humiliating punishments to keep children in line.

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  5. 'Abusive' nuns reluctant to meet victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | NEWS.com.au

    ... as adults because they feared not remembering what happened, a national inquiry has heard. MEMBERS of The Sisters of Mercy perpetrated a decades-long reign of terror, according to former residents of the Neerkol orphanage, near Rockhampton, ...

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  6. Yolanda Kennedy named St. Joseph's/Candler's McAuley Award winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | SavannahNow

    ... mission and values of the health system. The award is named in honor of Catherine McAuley, who founded The Sisters of Mercy in the hopes of bringing education, healthcare, social justice, and spiritual guidance to those in need. "Things are always ...

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  7. Child abuse inquiry: Neerkol Orphanage victims describe brutal treatmentRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | ABC News

    ... the hands of priests, nuns and orphanage workers. The commission will examine how the Catholic Church, the Sisters of Mercy Order and the Queensland government responded to the abuse allegations. Samantha Donovan is following the hearings and joins ...

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  8. It's Happening This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... brings people together. In this case, it's with a hilariously wonderful lineup of local performers in The Sisters of Mercy , the latest in the Slingshot late-night sketch comedy series. This weekend's run guarantees blasphemous chuckles for all - ...

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  9. The Sisters of MercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    Bad Reputation Productions' Shelley McLendon may be the Mrs. Dalloway of Portland sketch comedy: She brings people together. In this case, it's with a hilariously wonderful lineup of local performers in The Sisters of Mercy , the latest in the Slingshot late-night sketch comedy series.

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  10. My, What a Busy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... brings people together. In this case, it's with a hilariously wonderful lineup of local performers in The Sisters of Mercy , the latest in the Slingshot late-night sketch comedy series. This weekend's run guarantees blasphemous chuckles for all - ...

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  11. Hussey set for solo mission in SARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Front man for The Mission, Wayne Hussey, is back in South Africa for a brief tour. Here is what to expect from the man who now lives with wild parrots just outside Sao Paulo, writes Patricia Morrison Back in the day you were either a Michael Jackson fan or a Prince fan, a Madonna fan or a Cyndi Lauper fan.

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  12. Lauralton Hall Carriage Barn Earns Preservation AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Henry Augustus Taylor, it was renamed Lauralton Hall in honor of his daughter Laura. Since 1905, when the Sisters of Mercy purchased it from the Taylor family, Lauralton Hall has served as an independent Catholic girls' school, first as a boarding ...

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  13. Meg Loncharic: Sisters set spring teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Visit with the Sisters of Mercy and step back in time for a lovely Sunday afternoon of delicious refreshments, live entertainment, baskets to win and a cup of tea. The Sisters of Mercy and House of Mercy neighborhood outreach program are planning their annual Spring Tea on April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel's Scheffner Hall on East Grandview Boulevard.

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  14. Moonspell: Extinct [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Mar 6, 2015 Genre: Gothic Metal Label: Napalm Records Number Of Tracks: 10 The eleventh studio album by the Portugese metal band, Moonspell, the band produces a fairly diverse album that definitely gives a nod to Type O Negative and the Sisters of Mercy. Moonspell formed in 1992, having all previously been known by their previous band, Morbid God .

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  15. Listed property has plans for private residenceRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Bridlington Free Press

    ... originally a private residence before it became a school in 1930 and from 1962 it was home to nuns of the Sisters of Mercy order but their numbers were in a steady decline. To keep the convent going for the last two remaining sisters out of the ...

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  16. Our view: Thank a nun this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... love back, during National Catholic Sisters Week, which began Sunday and continues through Saturday. The Sisters of Mercy held an open house on Sunday, and two more orders have open houses scheduled. On Saturday, the Mount St. Benedict Monastery, ...

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  17. Joyce Savocchio: Sisters help foster communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... partnerships was with our Catholic sisters and their respective orders of the Sisters of St. Joseph, the Sisters of Mercy and the Benedictine Sisters. For more than a century the sisters had helped to build and serve our community and its essential ...

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  18. Rest in peace, Sister RaphaelRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Sisters of Mercy Convent in Alnwick has paid tribute to the life of a former Superior following her death last month.

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  19. The Last Sisterhood: Where have all the Sisters gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Today, just about a quarter of that number remains, and Wilmington has not escaped the decline. The Sisters of Mercy first appeared in Wilmington in the 1860s to help with the yellow fever epidemic. They helped found St. Mary's Catholic School of ...

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  20. Kossisko - "This May Be Me" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... shimmering synthpop tune with a guitar-solo eruption and a ton of forbidding atmosphere. Kossisko cites the Sisters Of Mercy and Billy Idol as inspirations, and his new "This May Be Me" video, from director Adam Tillman-Young , is nothing but him ...

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